Tag Archives: freeze dried

6 Emergency Foods Every Family Should Store

6 Emergency Foods Every Family Should Have (2)

  There are many people in the world that walk around with an “it won’t happen to me” attitude; they feel like a crisis situation is only something they see other people go through while they watch the nightly news and enjoy a slice of pizza. The truth is… no one is immune to disaster. […]

Cleaning Up After The Hurricane, Where Does All the Debris Go?

Cleaning Up After The Hurricane, Where Does All the Debris Go?

Hands up who loves garbage!? Unless you’re a critter, such as a rat or a seagull, you probably didn’t raise your hand to that question, right? Whelp, odds are that no one who is dealing with the aftermath of hurricane Harvey and Irma raised their hands either. Mountains of debris (often toxic) are currently lingering […]

Recovering After The Big Storm, What To Expect And How To Prepare

Recovering After The Big Storm, What To Expect And How To Prepare

Hurricane-Harvey news has been attacking us (no pun intended) from all angles… television, radio, all social media sites, your overly talkative neighbor, that one guy at work who only wants to talk about Harvey (or Trump)… it can be pretty overwhelming. However, this is what’s happening in our world today, whether you like it or […]

How Much Food Does A Grocery Store Really Hold?

How Much Food Does A Grocery Store Really Hold?

What would happen in the event of a food crisis? In 2013, according to World Bank president Robert Zoellick, for the first time in living memory our world is “one poor harvest away from chaos.” What would that chaos look like? Well… at the end of World War II, Eastern Europe had front row tickets […]

6 Ways To Eliminate Food Waste

6 Ways To Eliminate Food Waste

  We live in a society that tends to throw things away. In fact, Americans generate about 220 million tons of waste each year. This includes food. If your mom was anything like mine, she used to tell you to eat your food because there were kids in Africa that were starving. But it actually […]

Things You Need To Know About an Avalanche

Avalanche Preparedness

It’s the perfect time for winter sports! Whether it be snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, snowmobiling, or other sport, the snow is calling to you. It can be relaxing and peaceful to spend some time in a world blanketed by snow. Everything looks clean and pure. However, the snow can hold hidden dangers. Avalanches happen quickly. […]

Cooking And Using Your Food Storage Everyday

Cooking And Using Your Food Storage Everyday

Many people have caught the spirit of food storage. They have hit the case lot sales, have a year’s supply of wheat, beans, and rice, and have even started storing and dehydrating the vegetables from their garden. Some have purchased Freeze-Dried fruits, vegetables, and meats or may even have bought their own Freeze-Drier to do […]

Is Alcohol Storage A Necessity, Even If You Don’t Drink?

Is Alcohol Storage A Necessity, Even If You Don't Drink?

Storing alcohol for an emergency may seem like an odd thing to discuss. For those that drink, you may already have plenty on hand, but for those that don’t, you may want to stock up! Alcohol has many uses for your emergency kit other than just for drinking. Disinfecting: You can use an alcohol that […]

Determining how long your pantry would last in an emergency.

Determining how long your pantry would last in an emergency.

  Have you ever walked through the grocery store rows looking at all of the food and thought about what might happen if those shelves were empty? For some people this is a reality. Before event’s such as Hurricane Sandy or Katrina, or even before blizzards, and after earthquakes or other widespread disasters, people rush […]

Food Storage: The Basic Benefits Of Freeze Drying

Food Storage: The Basic Benefits Of Freeze Drying

As you research different types of food storage, you may come across a couple of unfamiliar terms. The two terms most used to describe the type of foods are Dehydrated and Freeze-Dried. But what are the differences? Let’s explore the options. Dehydrated: Dehydrated food uses the process of dry heat to evaporate the moisture out […]